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Whether extolling the merits of a cheerful breakfast tray conjuring up a winter picnic of figs and mulled wine sharing delicious Tuscan recipes or suggesting a last minute pre theatre dinner. A lot of fun to read if you re at all interested in the way people cooked in the past in this case in the 1920s in England Lots of interesting differences between then and now many having to do with the fact that many people were still cooking with fire And making gelatin from calves feet which is not something I m prepared to undertake Interesting to read about though

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Divinely witty and brilliantly observed pieces are still loved today for their warmth and friendly advice and with their emphasis on fresh simple stylish dishes were years ahead of their tim. A slim volume in the Penguin Food seriesa set of essays on food by perhaps one of the first Food columnists If alive today Agnes Jeckyll would probably have a blog This volume fits neatly into your bag to take with you in case of having to wait somewhere

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The sparkling writings of the society hostess and philanthropist Agnes Jekyll describe food for every imaginable occasion and moodOriginally published in The Times in the early 1920s these. Self sacrifice is the noblest thing in the world but to sacrifice other people even for a noble thing is as wrong as persecution Mary ColeridgeNot every book of recipes will gift you with such uotes and additions as this This very slim volume is a collection of columns written by Agnes Jekyll sister in law of the famed gardener Gertrude Jekyll during the 1920s in a Post WarPre War England The recipes are fun to read if impossible to replicate unless you feel confident that you know what teacup to use for a teacupful of flour Ms Jekyll has that thing that is tiresomely referred to as a dry wit Someday we will figure out a new way to say that Until then let it stand as it is God made the first Christmas and man has ever since been busy spoiling it she says in her section on what to serve for a Christmas shopping luncheon for friends This Penguin series has been thoroughly enjoyable and I hope Penguin releases the complete series in the US as only a partial release has happened so far KING even for a noble thing is as wrong as persecution Mary ColeridgeNot Ty jesteś moje imię every book of recipes will gift you with such uotes and additions as this This very slim volume is a collection of columns written by Agnes Jekyll sister in law of the famed gardener Gertrude Jekyll during the 1920s in a Post WarPre War England The recipes are fun to read if impossible to replicate unless you feel confident that you know what teacup to use for a teacupful of flour Ms Jekyll has that thing that is tiresomely referred to as a dry wit Someday we will figure out a new way to say that Until then let it stand as it is God made the first Christmas and man has The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy ever since been busy spoiling it she says in her section on what to serve for a Christmas shopping luncheon for friends This Penguin series has been thoroughly Complete Amber Sourcebook enjoyable and I hope Penguin releases the complete series in the US as only a partial release has happened so far


10 thoughts on “A Little Dinner Before the Play

  1. says:

    It's taken me a while to get through this despite it being a little excerpt book To be frank this one has just left me cold There isn't anything in here that I want to cook and it hasn't being particularly inspiring or anything else for that ma

  2. says:

    A lot of fun to read if you're at all interested in the way people cooked in the past in this case in the 1920s in England Lots of interesting differences between then and now many having to do with the fact that many people were still cooking with fire And making gelatin from calves feet which is not something I'm prepared to undertake Interesting to read about though

  3. says:

    I really enjoyed reading this It was like an old fashioned snack say bread and dripping which they tell me is actually uite delicious in the right place and time The writing is lively and and amusing and made me wonder if the wonderful Nigella has been influenced by the writing of Gertrude Jekyll Though some of the recipes are a little heavy on the aspic for my taste I was surprised at how modern and sophisticated other recipes were such

  4. says:

    Were Harriet Vane in need if cookery advice this would do

  5. says:

    Perfectly insane weirdo old cook book

  6. says:

    'Self sacrifice is the noblest thing in the world but to sacrifice other people even for a noble thing is as wrong as persecution' Mary ColeridgeNot every book of recipes will gift you with such uotes and additions as this This very

  7. says:

    Continuing in my series of historical cooking books this is the most approachable but perhaps therefore the least interesting of the lot Not that it's not still interesting it just lacks some of the exoticism of books from farther in the past Still this gives a lovely insight into high society dining and entertainment from the beginning of the last century It would pair very well with Emily Post's original etiuette guide which is

  8. says:

    I read this whole thing out loud to my mother over an evening and we both whole heartedly enjoyed it Jekyll refers to dishes on a menu as companions for the meal lambasts roadside restaurants and describes meals with warm colorful la

  9. says:

    A slim volume

  10. says:

    New author for me moderately interesting Didn't find a recipe I wanted to save Was amazed at the idea of camembert in aspic

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